Creative destruction and the economy of waste

Ruggiero, Vincenzo (2013) Creative destruction and the economy of waste. Critica Penal y Poder (4). pp. 34-48. ISSN 2014-3753

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Abstract

Starting off with some examples of illegal dumping of waste, the author examines the relationships between the official economy and organised crime. At the core of 'creative destruction', in his argument, are not only conventional illegal practices, but entrepreneurial initiative per se, revolving around notions of limitless growth and obsessive, infinite development. Ultimately, it is economic thought itself which may be held ideologically and emnpirically responsible for the economy of waste and the desctruction of the environment.

Item Type: Article
Research Areas: A. > School of Law > Criminology and Sociology
Item ID: 10523
Notes on copyright: Unless stated otherwise, all contents of this journal (Critica Penal y Poder) are under license - Creative Commons License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/es/
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Depositing User: Vincenzo Ruggiero
Date Deposited: 15 Apr 2013 08:24
Last Modified: 14 Jan 2019 10:42
URI: http://eprints.mdx.ac.uk/id/eprint/10523

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